Tag - Gurus

Rishis

Goswami Tulsidas

By Swami Sivananda Tulsidas was born in Rajapur, in the district of Banda in Uttar Pradesh, in Samvat 1589 or 1532 A.D. He was a Sarayuparina Brahmin by birth...

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The 24 Gurus we can find in Nature

Examples from the 11th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam. The 24 gurus are: the earth, air, sky, water, fire, moon, sun, pigeon and python; the sea, moth, honeybee...

Gurus

Sage Yajnavalkya of Mithila

The name of Yajnavalkya of Mithila stands distinguished both in the Srutis and in the Smritis. Yajnavalkya is especially known for his unsurpassed spiritual...

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Life of a Sant: Surdas

Surdas, the 15th century sightless saint, poet and musician, is known for his devotional songs dedicated to Lord Krishna. Surdas is said to have written and...

Gurus Rishis

Maharshi Valmiki

Maharshi Valmiki, the author of the great Indian epic Ramayana, was a Hindu sage who lived around the beginning of the first millennium B.C. He is referred to...

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Life of Sant Kabir (1440 – 1518)

The saint poet Kabir is one of the most interesting personalities in the history of Indian mysticism. Born near Benaras or Varanasi, of Muslim parents, in c...

Gurus Hinduism

Sri Ramana Maharishi

Ramana Maharshi was born on December 30, 1879 in Madurai, India. Originally called Venkataraman, his was a pious middle class Brahmin family. However, he went...

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